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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Tufts Health Plan Foundation Grants
Funding for collaborative projects designed to address the healthcare needs of older adults through policy and advocacy, or through projects that improve systems and create best practices in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 22, 2021
Application Deadline: Apr 2, 2021
Sponsor: Tufts Health Plan Foundation
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota Caring Foundation Rural Health Grant Program
Funding to support collaborative efforts involving rural healthcare providers and their communities to support physical activity and wellness for people of all ages in North Dakota.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2021
Sponsors: Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Planning and Implementation Grants
Funding to support pediatricians and fellowship trainees in the initial planning and/or pilot stage of implementing innovative, community-based projects to increase children's access to optimal health and well-being and address unmet child health needs. Offers up to 7 rural-focused awards in 2021.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 27, 2021
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatrics
Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Resident Grants Program
Grants to support pediatric residents in the planning of community-based child health initiatives that increase children's access to optimal health and well-being and address unmet child health needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 27, 2021
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatrics
Hispanic-Serving Institutions Education Grants Program
Grants to promote and strengthen the ability of Hispanic-Serving Institutions to carry out higher education programs in the food and agricultural sciences.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 28, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust Grants
Grants for organizations that work to meet the needs of ill and injured veterans and their families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 29, 2021
Sponsor: Disabled American Veterans
Steele-Reese Foundation Idaho and Montana Grant Program
Grants to nonprofit organizations in Idaho and Montana working in the areas of rural health, human and social services, education, conservation and preservation, arts and humanities, and native communities.
Geographic coverage: Idaho, Montana
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 29, 2021
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2021
Sponsor: The Steele-Reese Foundation
Delaware Fund For Women
Grants to support projects benefiting the health and wellness of women and girls in Delaware, empowering them to achieve their full potential.
Geographic coverage: Delaware
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2021
Sponsor: Delaware Community Foundation
CHS Seeds for Stewardship Grants
Matching grants to cooperatives for programs to develop the next generation of agricultural leaders, improve agricultural safety, and support community response to COVID-19 .
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 1, 2021
Sponsor: CHS Community Investment
AmeriCorps Seniors Senior Companion Program Expansion Sponsor Competition
Program that engages adults age 55 and over to provide companionship and support to other adults in need of extra assistance to remain at home or in the community for as long as possible. Volunteers serve an average of 20 hours per week, providing companionship to ease loneliness and social isolation, assisting with transportation and light chores, helping to serve as eyes and ears to professionals who can intervene in the case of medical or other deterioration on the part of the clients, and giving support to informal caregivers. Rural communities are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 3, 2021
Sponsor: AmeriCorps